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Monigaff Parish Church Graveyard, Heron Monument

A Category A Listed Building in Minnigaff, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9683 / 54°58'6"N

Longitude: -4.4855 / 4°29'7"W

OS Eastings: 240990

OS Northings: 566573

OS Grid: NX409665

Mapcode National: GBR 4G.Y5J0

Mapcode Global: WH3TF.2D91

Entry Name: Monigaff Parish Church Graveyard, Heron Monument

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353642

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19313

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Minnigaff

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Parish: Minnigaff

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

1761 (dated). Classical monument and burial enclosure, in memory of the Heron family. Situated to the W in the Graveyard of Monigaff Parish Church (see separate listing). Red sandstone.

MONUMENT: modillioned pediment, with surmounting die and urn, supported on paired Corinthian columns; decorated frieze. Paired Corinthian pilasters, flanking central panel; shouldered architrave to inscription panel, dated 1761; armorial panel above; egg and dart moulding. Massive flanking consoles.

ENCLOSURE: balustraded walls. Corniced and channelled piers to E; wrought-iron gate.

Statement of Interest

B Group with Monigaff Parish Church, Graveyard and Graveyard Walls; Old Parish Church (see separate listings).

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